Fluoride: Cavity Prevention or Poison from Your Tap?
Most of us were brought up believing that fluoride is a magic bullet guaranteed to prevent cavities. Toothpaste and water supplies containing fluoride were considered a good thing. Today, many of us who have explored these faith claims have discovered exactly the opposite is true: dosing municipal water supplies with fluoride─a corrosive industrial waste acid─is not the best way to prevent dental caries, it also poses serious threats to human health, and ironically, can cause damage to children's teeth.
Unlike medications that require informed consent before they're consumed, our daily dose of fluoride is received without benefit of information and warnings.
First, a Little History About Fluoride